Lost+found: Apache, Google, Conficker
Too short for news, too good to lose; lost+found is a round up of useful security information. Today, Apache and PHP, Google spam data and Conficker trends
The Apache web server doesn't just execute PHP from files with a .php extension. A file with a name
test.php.gif will be interpreted as a script if it contains PHP code: Apache Common Misconception
Google Enterprise have published their data on spam and virus attacks: Spam Data and Trends Q1 2009.
Why the work of the Conficker Working Group to combat the worm is so difficult: The Birthday Problem and Conficker.